Clockwork Wren

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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by LNR » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:16 am

That has turned out very nicely, and it's origins make it an eye opener as to what can be done with a simple wind up loco mechanism.
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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by tom_tom_go » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:23 am

I like the spoked wheels, adds more visual interest when in motion.

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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by markoteal » Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:40 pm

As Peter says, the magic that a rattle tin of primer can deliver!

Any chance of seeing it in action?
Where did I put that uncoupler?

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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by daan » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:48 pm

Brilliant! :D
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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by pskipper » Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:52 pm

Thanks for all the kind comments, I'll get the final colour coats done and then try and put together some video of it running. Based on how the chassis ran it's going to be fast!

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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by pskipper » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:56 pm

So it's taken a while, paint job isn't finished but I thought I'd try to put together a video of it running! Sorry about the jerkyness of the filming, first attempt and all that! I cut out a few bits and unfortunately the video editor has squished the image a little!


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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by Big Jim » Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:10 pm

Very nice job that.
I did notice a clock work engine on the heritage stand and llanfair and thought of your project.
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Re: Clockwork Wren

Post by tom_tom_go » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:27 pm

I don't think the video does your loco justice.

Can you not try again uploading it?

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